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2840 Hwy 35 N
Rockport, Texas 78382
     All phones numbers are the same as before Hurricane Harvey.

Judge Starr Bauer-36th Judicial District 
Judge Patrick Flanigan-156th Judicial District
Judge Janna Whatley-343rd Judicial District

Aransas, Bee, Live Oak, McMullen and San Patricio Counties

The 36th, 156th and 343rd District Courts jurisdiction includes the counties of Aransas, Bee, Live Oak, McMullen and San Patricio.   Each of the courts sit in all 5 counties throughout the year.  A calendar listing where each court is sitting is posted under the Court Calendar tab on this site.

The District Judges of these 5 counties hear criminal felony matters, general civil lawsuits with a jurisdictional value over $500, family law matters and in Bee, Live Oak and McMullen Counties juvenile cases.

36th Judicial District Judge:  Starr Boldrick Bauer
    Court Administrator:  Nina DeLaGarza
    Court Reporter: 

156th Judicial District Judge: Patrick L. Flanigan
    Court Administrator: Sylvia Mejias
    Court Reporter: Kori Hosek

343rd Judicial District Judge: Janna K. Whatley
    Court Administrator: Jennifer Surginer

    Court Reporter:  Jennifer Hill 

36th, 156th & 343rd Deputy Court Reporter:  Lisa Riley

Address and Phone number for the 36th, 156th & 343rd District Courts

P.O. Box 700
Sinton, Texas 78387

(361) 364-9310  fax: (361)364-9410

Physical Address:
San Patricio County Court House
400 W. Sinton, Second Floor
Sinton, Texas 78387

Local Rules of the 36th, 156th and 343rd Judicial District Courts

The District Courts and their staff cannot give legal advice and nothing in this web site is intended to be legal advice.